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AEC to Examine How Extrusions are “Strengthening the Future” at 2015 Management Conference

The Aluminum Extruders Council’s (AEC) 2015 Management Conference is scheduled for September 22-24 in Chicago. The event will focus on how the aluminum extrusion industry is “Strengthening the Future.” The conference will be held at the Hilton O’Hare Airport Hotel. … Continue reading

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Domestic Aluminum Extrusion Consumption Grows 7.6 Percent In 2014

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) and the Aluminum Association have released industry estimates of aluminum extrusion shipments in North America by major market for 2014. Domestic consumption of aluminum extrusions in the United States and Canada, which includes imports, totaled … Continue reading

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AEC Announces New Board of Directors

The results of the annual election of officers and directors of the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) were announced at the 66th Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference last month in Palm Desert, Calif. Martin Bidwell, CEO of Magnode Corp. in Trenton, … Continue reading

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Report Shows Rebound for U.S. Aluminum Extruders Due to Tariffs on Chinese Imports

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Roughly four years ago, the Department of Commerce imposed antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of aluminum extrusions from China to provide domestic extruders a fairer share of the market. According to one study, it’s been so far, so good for … Continue reading

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CPSC Considers Revisions to Safety Certification Regulations

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The Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) has reopened its safety certification rulemaking proceedings to revise certification obligations for domestic and imported consumer products subject to CPSC safety standards, including architectural glass, among others. The CPSC rulemaking proceeding proposes revisions to … Continue reading

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Aluminum Industry Responding to New Window PCR

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The aluminum industry is challenging a new window Product Category Rule (PCR) developed by the Institute for Environmental Research and Education (IERE). PCRs are the guidelines used to create comparable Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) among products that serve similar functions. … Continue reading

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AEC Recognizes Rand Baldwin with Distinguished Service Award

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) presented Rand Baldwin, AEC president, with its Distinguished Service Award during the Volunteer Recognition Banquet on March 20 at the AEC Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference held in Coral Gables, Fla. “In light of the … Continue reading

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AEC 2014 Annual Meeting to Address Aluminum Extrusion Fair Trade

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) has announced that Robert DeFrancesco, an attorney with Wiley Rein LLP, will make a special presentation at its upcoming 2014 Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference. The session will be titled “The Rise of State-Owned Entities … Continue reading

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AEC to Co-Locate Annual Conference with CRU Conference

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) has announced that its 2014 Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference will be co-located with CRU Group’s Aluminum Industry Trends Conference in March at The Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Fla. The event will be held … Continue reading

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Jeff Henderson Joins AEC Staff

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) has hired Jeff Henderson as its director of member services, effective January 1. Henderson brings with him 20 years of executive-level experience at major companies within the aluminum industry. Over the last ten years, starting … Continue reading

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